Survey reveals sellers only ‘consider’ using online agents

Tuesday 15 December 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Property Academy piloted a large survey consisting of 5,420 recent home movers and found that over one in five of them considered using an online estate agent to sell their property.The survey failed to reveal how many sellers actually went on...


Rightmove forecast a low now, but a rise later

Monday 14 December 2015  / Ruth Montia

According to Rightmove, the seasonal 1.1% dip in average asking prices coming to market in the past month is the lowest for any December since 2006.These figures then suggest that the annual increase in the average asking price is 7.4%, or almost...


OTM News

Friday 11 December 2015  / Ruth Montia

OTM announced that in July 2016 some agents will be offered the opportunity to list with OnTheMarket for free now if they sign a Letter of Intent promising to formally sign up with the portal in the future.This is their recruiting tool to attract...


Top agent says to expect a winter of higher prices

Thursday 10 December 2015  / Ruth Montia

The director of Reeds Rains and Your Move, Adrian Gill say that history has shown buyers rush to take advantage of positive tax regimes so this will apply when the stamp duty surcharge comes into effect in April 2016.Gill comments “In Scotland after...


House price growth

Wednesday 09 December 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Halifax have indicated that house prices nationwide are on the rise a by 9% per year averagely, but the rate of growth is going to slow down.An example of this shows in the three months to the end of November, where prices rose by only 1.4%.The...


New ‘Qoob’ App for viewing property

Tuesday 08 December 2015  / Ruth Montia

Qoob is a new app allowing people to use a smartphone to view homes put on the market by private sellers. The app has been created by technicians at the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences and it will also allow users to upload pictures of their...